Feb 11, 2013 7:00am PST
to texas. last week in a radio ad governor perry said texas offers a friendlier business environment than california. >>> 7:48. tomorrow night, president obama will deliver his first state of the union address of his second term. jamie dupree joins us via skype. what are you hearing about the focus of the president's state of the union address? >> reporter: the basic line out of officials from the white house the last couple of days has been that the president will focus on economic issues, job and the economy, still at the top of the list. but, of course, i would think, tori, that he will talk about a number of very detailed items like the ideas of gun and gun violence in the wake of the newtown, connecticut shootings, immigration reform issues and the budget cuts coming up on march -- march 1,the focus -- the -- march 1st. the focus the white house is saying the argument will be on economic issues. we'll see what happens tomorrow night. >> do you expect he will set a more conciliatory tone with republicans or will he still have that aggression tone at the inauguration address? >> report
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am PST
analyzed. the rock shows possible evidence that wet environments may have existed there. >>> there is a new u.s. commander at the helm of u.s. investigate evers to afghanistan. he is to oversee the withdraw of troops. despite the change in command the goal of the coalition forces is still the same. >> what has not changed is the discipline and the spirit of the team. what has not changed the that the growing capability of our afghan partners, the afghan national security forces. >> he replaces general john allen who has been nominated to become the head of nato forces in europe. allen was recently exonerated in an investigation of questionable e-mail exchanges with a florida woman led to the sink scandal that led petraeus to resign. >>> dick cheney believes president obama is jeopardizing national security. he spoke to a republican state convention yesterday in wyoming. he told the crowd that the nominations are second rate people. the choices for secretary of state, cia, and defense secretary will degrade the military and limit the ability of future presidents to respond to foreign crisis.
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am PST
suggesting that texas underinvests in things like education, healthcare, infrastructure and the environment. >>> now, jerry brown responded to governor perry from a business event in los angeles. he says "do you think a few tricks from a politician is going to make any difference? people invest their money where these big things have occurred. the ideas, the structures, the climate, the opportunity is right here on the pacific rim." many would agree it's no wonder texas is going after california businesses. we have some of the best and the best known in the world. i'm pam cook, back to tori and dave. >>> let's bring you up to date on some. top stories we're following -- some of the top stories we're following right now. in washington, d.c. today, congress is considering possible changes to the federal marijuana laws. right now, president obama is hosting meetings at the white house on immigration reform. the president is hearing from immigration supporters, labor leaders and the ceos of major companies. and the police in pittsburg have a suspect in custody now after last night's hit-and-run
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am PST
the environment. >> the norovirus also forced northpark deli in concord to close last month. officials say the virus is highly contagious and causes severe vomiting and diarrhea. >>> well, today marks the second day of sf beer week. the celebration kicked off last night at the concourse exhibition center in san francisco. today, there will also be a south bay beer walk. beer lovers are invited to go to japantown in san jose this afternoon to taste beers from south bay brewing companies. close to 80 brewers are taking part in beer week through february 17th. >>> well, time for our ticket saturday. today, you're going to have a chance to win a family four pack of tickets to the san francisco zoo to celebrate the lunar new year. the zoo is holding a special event to commemorate the year of the snake. children born during the year of the snake will receive a free zoo admission on that day, and for your chance to win, just go to ktvu.com before midnight and put in the secret word, which is auspicious. >>> big storm continues to impact the east coast. we'll have the latest on how many people con